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Abashed
Adj) Embarassed, ashamed, or nonplussed
Aloof
adj) withdrawn, standing apart from others
Anguish
N) great mental suffering, distress, or pain

V) To be deeply tormented by pain or sorrow
Articulate
V) to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to fit together into a system

Adj) Able to use language effecticely; expressed clearly and forcefully
Bask
v) to be in, or expose onself to, pleasant warmth; to take pleasure in or derive enjoyment from
Defect
N) An imperfection, flaw, or blemish of some kind
v) to desert a cause or organization
Finesse
N) delicate skill; tact and cleverness

V) to accomplish something by cleverness, good judgement, or skillful evasion
Flaunt
V) to wave or flutter showily; to display in a conceited, offensive way
Forthright
adj) frank, direct, straightforward
genial
adj) cordial, pleasantly cheerful or warm
instill
v) to add gradually; to introduce or cause to be taken in
Ostracize
v) to exclude from a group, bansih, send away
premonition
n) forewarning or forebonding of a future event
pseudonym
n) a pen name, name assumed by a writer
purge
v) to wash away impurities, clean up

n) the process of getting rid of soemthing or someoen decisively
rehabilitate
v) to make over in good form; to restore to good condition or to a former position
reprecussion
n) an effect or consequence of some action or event, result; an echo or reverberation
resolute
adj) bold, determined; firm
retentive
adj) able to hold, keep, or recall; retaining knowledge easily
scapegoat
n) a person or thing carrying the blame for others